How Networking Helps Develop Musician Career - Conrad Doucette

In Chapter 16 of 19 in his 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, musician Conrad Doucette answers "How is Your Network Helping Your Music Career Develop?"  First, Doucette notes how meeting people opens new doors to play with and be inspired by different people, different bands.  Second, he notes how playing in different groups or ensembles helps develop musician skills.  Lastly, making connections opens doors to unexpected opportunities.  Doucette shares how playing with The National opens doors to joining them in a Headcount sponsored concert with Bob Weir and select Brooklyn musicians. 

Conrad Doucette is a Brooklyn musician and the drummer for Takka Takka, which released its 3rd studio album, AM Landscapes, in late 2012.  He has performed with Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead, The National, Alina Simone, and many other leading acts.  When not performing music, Doucette is the communications and brand director at music licensing and publishing startup Jingle Punks.  Doucette earned a BA in History from the University of Michigan.